Drive By with Colm Hayes

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    Wednesday 17th December

    Elf: The Musical

    Broadcasting live from the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, We spoke to Ben Forster who plays Buddie the Elf and Joe McGann who plays Walter Hobbs. Thanks to Shoot Booth for the photo

    Wednesday 10th December

    Funny Dutch Translations

    Colm and Al have a go at translating and pronouncing some Dutch words.. with a little help from our friend Bauke in Donegal

    Tuesday 9th December

    Rory O'Neill AKA PANTI BLISS

    Rory popped in to us after a busy weekend at the People of the Year Awards.

    Tuesday 2nd December

    Electric Picnic Advent Calendar DAY 2

    Day 2 of Electric Picnic Advent Calendar and we gave a pair of tickets to the listener with the best EP story from 2014

    Monday 1st December


    Electric Picnic Advent Calendar 1st December

    Monday 24th November

    Driveby's favourite couple

    De husband is trying to explain the 'jungly thing' to Moira

    Winner of young chef of the year 2014

    Chapter One's Mathew Logan battled it out against five other chefs to win the prestigious Euro-Toques award. He created a main course with Turbot and brown shrimp as the key ingredients

    Tuesday 18th November


    Benedict Cumberbatch can't say 'penguin' and this Italian chef can't say 'Worcestershire sauce' We asked our listeners do they have trouble pronouncing any words and the response was brilliant!

    Wednesday 12th November

    Movie Extras Looking For 'Skinny Unhealthy Looking Extras'

    We spoke to Derek Quinn, managing director of Movie Extras. They often have very specific requirements for their productions, For A Dangerous Fortune, they want 'Skinny Unhealthy looking people'!

    Tuesday 11th November

    Hurling from a player's eye

    So this is very cool. We spoke to Daniel Farrell who used a sports camera to film a hurling session and this is the result...

    Thursday 6th November

    National Nachos Day in America

    Yes they have a whole day for Nachos in America! Sarah Spigelman Richter had some interesting nacho recipes to share with us.

    Tuesday 19th August

    Noel Byrne Raps the Traffic News

    Noel Byrne Raps the AA Roadwatch traffic news on 2fm!

    Tuesday 12th August

    Eoin Macken in studio with Eoghan

    Eoin Macken on DriveBy with Eoghan McDermott talking about The Night Shift Season 2!

    Thursday 31st July

    $35 Million For A Ferrari - Wayne Carini of Chasing Classic Cars

    Colm speaks to Wayne Carini, presenter of Chasing Classic Cars and owner of f40 Motorsport in America about a special Ferrari that is estimated to reach 35 million dollars.

    Wednesday 30th July

    Irish Showbiz News

    Kirsty Blake Knox joins Colm in studio to chat about this week's Irish Showbiz Goss!

    Miami Ink's Ami James

    Miami Ink's Ami James joins us for the entire programme as he LIVE tattoos our competition winner Ellen Griffin. Ami is launching Love Hate Cork with Ross Nagle this week and both Ross and Guy Sahar are with us too!

    Friday 25th July

    The Friday Comedian - PJ Gallagher

    This week's Comedian is the one and only PJ Gallagher, and he joins Colm in the studio to chat beards, gigging abroad and ear-wigging for ideas!

    Did the Fart Machine Work?

    Remember Colin Furze who Colm spoke to during the week? He's the inventor who was planning on blasting a noisy fart to France! Well 'fart-day' has been and gone, but did the machine work? Colin joins Colm on the line.

    Tuesday 22nd July

    Lee Weir's Incredible Simpsons Tattoo Collection

    Lee Weir joins Colm on the line, all the way from Aukland to chat about his world-record breaking tattoo sleeve! Lee has more Homer Simpson tattoos than anyone else.

    Showbiz Round Up

    Kirsty Blake Knox joins Colm in studio to chat about this week's entertainment news!

    Monday 21st July

    Kickstarter in Ireland

    Frankie Fenton and Des Kelleher have raised tens of thousands on Kickstarter for their film The Good Reactor. They join Colm on the line to chat Kickstarter, as the online funding platform makes the move to the Irish market.

    Friday 18th July

    Steve Cummins

    The comedian with (debatably) the most beautiful hair in the land, Steve Cummins, joins Colm in studio for a catch up!

    8 Year Old Lily Devlin's Monaghan Tribute

    Lily Devlin has written a song for the Monaghan Team - a re-working of Let It Go. Lily and her dad Davey chat with Colm, all the way from Austin, Texas!

    The Hairy Legs Debate

    Where do you stand on the hairy legs debate? Rosemary Mac Cabe joins Colm on the line!

    Tuesday 15th July

    Katherine Ryan

    Colm speaks to comic Katherine Ryan, Katherine will be at the Vodafone Comedy Festival.

    Mike Griffin

    Mike Griffin has been in Brazil throughout the World Cup and after the final he bagged this selfie with Mesut Ozil’s – one of the German players as he signed his shirt – Colm Hayes will be talking to Mike Live after Five today to hear about his epic adventures in Brazil.

    Monday 14th July

    Jordi Murphy - Men's Cancer Alliance

    Leinster and Irish International Jordi Murphy spoke to Colm about Rugby, World Cup and his new role as Men's Cancer Alliance Ambassador.

    The Planner behind Kim & Kanye's Irish Honeymoon

    Siobhán Byrne Learat Founder & CEO of Adams & Butler drops into studio to give Colm the details of Kim & Kanye's honeymoon which she organised.

    Friday 11th July

    Clodagh Mc Kenna

    Clodagh chats to Colm about why Anchorman star David Koechner is in Ireland, Clodagh meet the star in Dublin last night.

    Oliver Callan on 'Callans Kicks'

    Oliver chats to Colm ahead of tonights debut series of 'Callans Kicks'.

    David Koechner aka Champ Kind in Ireland

    Anchorman Star David Koechner aka Champ Kind dropped into St. Jude’s GAA Club for a few pints. Paul Mangum, spoke to Colm about meeting the star.

    Thursday 10th July

    Aoibheann McCaul & Aoibhin Garrihy

    Colm chats to the two Fair City stars Aoibheann McCaul & Aoibhin Garrihy about life in and out of the soap, and Dirty Dancing.

    Charlene McKenna

    Actress Charlene McKenna chats to Colm about Dirty Dancing, the new season of Ripper Street.

    Producer of Dirty Dancing - Karl Sydow

    Producer Karl Sydow chats to Colm about the show, Garth Brooks saga & acting.

    Tuesday 8th July

    Seamus Leahy goes Bull Running in Pamplona

    *Warning* Possibly the most hilarious 9 minutes you are likely to hear all day! Galway farmer Seamus Leahy spoke with Colm live from the Bull Run in Pamplona.

    Thursday 3rd July

    The Dirty Dancing Quiz

    Colm talks to 2fm’s weekend breakfast presenters Lottie Ryan and Eoghan McDermott about the movie ‘Dirty Dancing’ and challenges both ex-professional dancers to recreate the final dance ‘Time of my Life’ at the DriveBy Outside Broadcast on July10th at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre.

    Colm chats with Eoin Cregan of Twisted Pepper

    As Macklemore releases his ‘Tribute to Ireland’ Video – Colm talks to Eoin Cregan, the Booker at Twister Pepper – the club that gave Macklemore and Ryan Lewis their first gig in Dublin in 2011.

    Wednesday 2nd July

    Colm chatted with ESPN Football Pundit Tommy Smyth

    One of ESPN’s Football Pundits is Irish Man Tommy Smyth from Louth. He is famous for his language slip-ups using Irish words that Americans don’t understand, Colm chats to him about how he ended up in such a major role on US TV.

    Colm chatted with Snow Patrol’s drummer Jimmy Quinn

    Snow Patrol’s drummer Jimmy Quinn chatted to Colm yesterday to highlight a great new music initiative sponsored by Guinness called ‘Amplify’.

    Tuesday 1st July

    Colm chats Rory O’Neill aka Panti

    Rory O’Neill aka Panti, chatted to Colm on Tuesday on the back of the breaking news that the Same Sex Marriage Referendum would take place in Spring 2015.

    Colm chats with Al Porter on the announcement that the Same-sex marriage referendum will take place in Spring 2015

    Colm chats with Al Porter on the announcement that the Same-sex marriage referendum will take place in Spring 2015

    Friday 13th June

    Friday Comedy with Al Porter

    Our resident comedian Al Porter chats with Colm about the news of the week and much more!

    Maeve Higgins chats with Colm

    Maeve Higgins chats with Colm live from New York ahead of The Vodafone Comedy Festival which takes place from Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th July.

    Thursday 12th June

    Jason Byrne and PJ Gallagher chat with Colm

    Jason Byrne and PJ Gallagher chat with Colm from the launch of the Vodafone Comedy Festival which takes place from Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th July.

    Monday 9th June

    Rik Mayall

    Norma Sheahan pays tribute to actor Rik Mayall. Norma played Rik's on-screen wife in RTÉ 2's Damo and Ivor.

    Wednesday 4th June

    Marian Keyes - Tan Cosy

    The summer has come, and for many, including Marian Keyes, this means applying fake tan. This morning she got a delivery of the Tan Cosy, and she chats with Colm about this great new Irish product (and the Leaving Cert!)!

    Tuesday 21st January

    Gearoid Farrelly

    Comedian Gearoid Farrelly was on the line to talk about his new podcast chat-show ‘Fascinated’ - A light-hearted show in which guests who have done fascinating things reflect on their stories and journeys. Fascinated will be available on iTunes & Soundcloud from 25th January 2014

    Cervical Cancer Awareness

    Dr Caitriona Henchion was on the line to talk about the importance of going for your regular smear test and how the screening process has proven to reduce the death rate of cervical cancer

    Bad Sportsmanship?

    Colm mentioned how Dutch speed skater Sjinkie Knegt was stripped of his silver medal for ‘giving the finger’ to the winner of the race that he came second in – What do you think? Is it fair to be stripped of a medal for being un-sportsman like?

    Parenting Promises

    Before you had children, did you have ideals of discipline that seemed to disappear when faced with reality? No telly, no sweets, no sleeping in your bed? Today Colm spoke to some parents who admitted that they may have let some things slide

    Monday 20th January

    Labour Songs

    Apparently Mom’s who listen to their favourite songs during labour feel less pain. Did you have a ‘birthing’ song? Colm spoke to some parents about the music that helped them through

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